The expertness characteristic of a professional person. A professional is a member of a vocation founded upon specialized educational training. My definition of professionalism is to comprehend and believe in what you do, and never compromise what you believe in or your values. Anyone that has pride in what they do can be a professional, not only drs., pharmacist, and surgeons with higher degree in education.
When I think of other health providers I expect them to be well mannered with proper communication skills, respectful, honest, and reliable. I wouldn’t want to go down to a pharmacy to pick up a prescription and have my personal information shouted out in front of every person in that pharmacy, so I can understand where professionalism plays major role in health care and any other work environment.
Knowing your job goes hand in hand with some of the traits of a professional as well. As a professional you’re expected to show up to work on time if not a little earlier. An employer doesn’t want someone who is constantly calling out or late for work, nor does it look appropriate on your behalf. One has to anticipate ahead of time what there going to wear, what time one is scheduled, and how there going to get there transportation wise. Then when you arrive at your work facility to know exactly what and when to do your job without having to be told to start. Its good to be consistent in your work duties, and at a reasonable speed without sacrificing accuracy. Accuracy is key in an inpatient facility. For instance if you lack the basic knowledge it takes to prepare medication you could be causing the facility a large amount of money.
Organization skills is a main factor to obtain to be successful in your profession. No one likes an unorganized individual they cant seem to find anything when necessary. When one is not organized he or she can lose valuable time. Which can lead to other co-workers from performing their work as...